Disinfo: Poland treats Ukrainian workers as slaves and Ukrainians are afraid…

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 76
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 08/07/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine, Poland
  • Keywords: State oppression
  • Outlet: Voennaya Taina' @REN TV (1:21:00)

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About 150,000 females in Sweden have undergone genital mutilation (female…

About 150,000 females in Sweden have undergone genital mutilation (female genital mutilation, FGM) by the Muslims, implementing their own culture in Scandinavia.

Disproof

Not recently, not in Sweden and not 150,000. Different variations of the same disinformation have been published this year during June/July on Independentnews.media, Infowars.com and Sputniknews.com. Whereas there are many women that live in Sweden that has been subjected to female genital mutilation prior to coming to Sweden, there are only about 90 reported cases of the practise which are thought to have happened while the girl was living in Sweden bit.ly/2sKzEFj, . Female genital mutilation is illegal in Sweden since 1982, regardless if it is done abroad or in Sweden bit.ly/2u8kqha, . In order to deal with the problem, there is now a massive information campaign in the Stockholm region concerning the issue, in order to educate and eventually prevent it from happening bit.ly/2rm80ly, .

The EU threatens with violence towards the member states that…

The EU threatens with violence towards the member states that refuse to abide its policies.

Disproof

The EU consists of its member states. First of all, as the EU is made up of its member states, the policies are in fact decided by the member states together with the European Parliament which gathers democratically elected representatives of all 28 member states.bit.ly/2iEvpKM, . The EU does not have any means or interest to threaten the member states (hence itself) with violence.